Gracious and elegant 4 bed/2.5 bath traditional-style home in Palo Alto's desirable Southgate neighborhood. Truly a comfortable home, with its generous sized rooms, rich hardwood floors, high ceilings, walls of windows, updated kitchen and bathrooms, and private garden. The large living room has a fireplace and doors to the garden. The formal dining room can accommodate large and small dinner parties; the updated kitchen with granite counters, fine appliances and built-in seating can serve multiple cooks and guests. A convenient office/den adjacent and a half-bath complete the main floor. Upstairs are four ample bedrooms, including a main bedroom and updated bath suite, and three further bedrooms and an updated hall bath. A wide staircase and large landing provide a feeling of spaciousness. The garden is just the right size for entertaining or for sitting in quiet contemplation. The home is close to schools, Stanford, shops and restaurants, and key transportation routes.